The Guardian Email Gaffe Exposes Email Addresses of 501 App Beta Testers

Oops.

The Guardian was forced to apologize this morning after it inadvertently exposed the email addresses of 501 people (including myself) who volunteered to beta test an upcoming version of the publication’s iOS app.

The email addresses were located in the “to” field of the email announcing the beta test instead of the more appropriate “BCC” field, which would have hidden the email address from the recipients.

Read more on Motherboard.

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